Archive for November, 2011
BUSSELTON, Western Australia (November 9, 2011) – The defending champions of SunSmart Ironman Western Australia, Courtney Ogden and Kate Bevilaqua, are preparing to battle out this years race in Busselton in only a few short weeks to regain their titles. They certainly have some tough competition with this years field the strongest ever seen in [...]
Italy’s Massimo Cigana defended his 2010 title and became the first athlete in the events 18 year history to win three Laguna Phuket Triathlon’s (2007, 2010, 2011). Cigana took the lead through the steep Naithon Hills that athlete’s encounter during the 55km scenic Phuket bike course. From there he dominated the event using his powerful [...]
So you want to improve your triathlon results in 2012? Need some extra motivation? Well here it is. In 2012 Pete Jacobs will offer age groupers the chance to train and race with him. Pete and his coaching team at BPM-Sport.com have decided to let people utilise the same core training structure that he will [...]
The 2011 Laguna Phuket Triathlon has reportedly gone through the 1,000 entries barrier for the first time in its 18-year history to underline Phuket’s reputation as a one of the great destination races. With a total of 1,078 athletes from 41 countries registered – 985 individual entries and 31 relay teams – Sunday’s race in [...]
It was double delight for the huge crowd on the Auckland waterfront this afternoon as Kiwis dominated the Barfoot & Thompson ITU World Cup Triathlon, claiming 3 of the 6 medals on offer, including gold to Andrea Hewitt and Kris Gemmell.
Jimmy Johnsen may be from Denmark but for the last 3 years has made Australia his home during the European winter. Having success with multiple podium finishes at IM WA and winning 70.3 Shepparton in 2009 Australia hold a special place with the Dane.
Racing returned to Kurnell this weekend with round one of the ever popular Sydney Triathlon Series. This season has seen a course change, with competitors once again racing over the original course that took them over a small hill in the scenic National Park before rejoining the course which most would be familiar with around the streets of Kurnell. Conditions were ideal for fast racing, with 22 degrees and very light winds, and no significant tidal currents.
Race 1 of the Gatorade Triathlon Series 2011/12 at Catani Gardens in St Kilda on Sunday 20th November 2011, is on track to be a hotly contested race. Defending series champion Madeleine Oldfield, will be back to defend her title against a host of in-form talent – the event’s biggest pro field for a series opener. Brendan Sexton will be starting his Gatorade campaign and defending his series title from last year.
The 2011 ITU World Cup series wraps up this weekend, with a return to one of the strongest triathlon nations in the world. From the first ITU World Champion, Erin Baker, to Hamish Carter, Samantha Warriner, Bevan Docherty and Andrea Hewitt, New Zealand just keeps producing world-conquering triathletes.
Representing a crucial moment in the brand life of fast-growing 2XU, Lazard Private Equity’s recently established Lazard Australia Corporate Opportunity Fund 2 (Fund 2) has acquired a significant minority interest in 2XU. A highly significant event for 2XU and its three founding Directors Clyde Davenport, Aidan Clarke and Jamie Hunt, the transaction will aid the company’s imminent goal to dominate technical sports apparel markets across the globe.